If it's crap ... We'll tell you
Started Jul 15
Started this discussion. Last reply by C.H. Gorog Jun 29, 2012.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Splinter47 Sep 8, 2011.
Film criticism and analysis is nothing new, nor is it something in the minority. Audience members and critics love to dissect certain aspects of film and speculate the 'true meaning' of the movie at hand. While I will admit that it might be engaging to gather friends or other filmgoers around to talk about what a certain aspects of a film might mean in a broader sense, in the end, film criticism is nothing more than a "benevolent distortion" of the true value of art. This article is an…Continue
Posted on November 14, 2013 at 10:30am — 22 Comments
Reboots are a tricky matter to approach. Stray too close to its origins and people will wonder why there was ever need of a change-up in the first place. Venture too far away from its roots and people will start violent mobs demanding blood (a very real threat in this instance). I can't…Continue
Posted on January 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments
After watching Gangster Squad, I raced back home to write my review. Not that it’s so bad that I need to release a public warning, but because it’s so brilliant I feel compelled to tell every man and woman I can find to watch this film with the promise of enjoying one of the best guilty pleasure movies in a long while.
Posted on January 17, 2013 at 6:30pm
From a concept on paper, the idea of Quentin Tarantino tackling a true western film should be right up his alley. After all, his films are littered with homages (or straight theft, depending on who you ask) to great western films like cinematic shots lifted from The Good the Bad and the…Continue
Posted on January 6, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments
How does one even begin preparing themselves to create the follow-up to some of the greatest movies of all time? The Lord of the Rings trilogy not only has garnered accolades and commercial success, but also managed making the Academy Awards…
Posted on December 26, 2012 at 12:30am — 1 Comment